The new scholarship program is in part named after the late Constance Baker Motley, seen here in 2004, who was the first Black woman federal judge.

Judge Constance Baker Motley stands in her chambers at Federal court in New York, May 7, 2004. Motley, 82, was a young attorney for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored people in the 1950s when she worked on the Brown v. Board of Education school desegregation case.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)